Alice Lorraine Jorgensen, 93


Alice Lorraine Jorgensen of Blair was born on Sept. 7, 1927, to Niels and Meta (Jensen) Eriksen of Denver, Colo. She was baptized, confirmed and married at First Bethany Lutheran Church in Denver.

Upon completion of high school, she was appointed secretary to the Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools in Englewood, Colo. During this time, she met Calvin Jorgensen who came to Denver recruiting students for Dana College. They were married June 26, 1960.

Cal and Alice made their home in Blair where Cal continued his employment with Dana College. They were active members of First Lutheran Church where Alice served on staff as church secretary from 1969 to 1992.

She was proceeded in death by her husband Cal, her parents, and sisters, Bernice Eriksen, Lois Kirkegaard, Eileen Templeton, and Bev Pugh.

She is survived by her daughters, Juli Jorgensen of California, Jodi (Tom) Roekle of Wisconsin, Jill (Doug) Russell of Blair; grandchildren, Omar Bourgoub, Khalil Bourgoub, Jade (Joel) Bahr, Quinn Roekle, Connor Russell, Ethan Russell, and Anna Russell; great-grandchildren, Elijah and Savannah Bahr; brother, Dave (June) Eriksen; many nieces and nephews.

Alice passed from death to everlasting life Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at Good Shepherd Home. She will be remembered for her love of and dedication to her faith, family, and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at 10 a.m. at Herman Community Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church.

Campbell Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.